Sesame Street
Big Bird cleans the street; Mr. Hooper makes Oscar a sundae
Air date May 19, 1971
Season Season 2 (1970-1971)
Sponsors I, 6
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StreetScenes
Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Bob greets the viewer, then gets tapped on the shoulder by a Muppet hand.
YellowPurpleHandsMilk
Muppets A yellow Muppet hand tries to match a glass of milk to a picture of an object that produced the milk. A purple Muppet hand tries to help it out.
(First: Episode 0185)
KidFatherBuild
Animation A kid's father tells him what can be built out of the wheels and things he found.
E&Bcircles
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie lies in bed and starts talking about what a square looks like and how many lines it has, then goes on to compare a square with a triangle. He then starts to ponder how many sides a circle has, and goes to sleep. Bert is about to attempt to answer the question, but ends up not being able to sleep.
(First: Episode 0132)
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SCENE 2 Mr. Hooper makes Oscar the Grouch a sundae. Not an ice cream sundae, but a rubber ball sundae with chocolate syrup and a pickle on top. When Mr. Hooper questions Oscar's taste, Oscar reminds him that the customer is always right.
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Peggy Fleming 6
Celebrity Peggy Fleming makes a number 6 on the ice.
(First: Episode 0234)
Noimage
Cast Gordon and Tom cooperate to stack blocks.
(First: Episode 0262)
ThatsMyLetterI
Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I."
(First: Episode 0143)
Noimage
SCENE 3 David and Susan sing "The OP Family Song".
1261-LowercaseI
Cartoon A Gary Owens-voiced man attempts to discuss the letter I, but is jeered by an offscreen voice. The man uses him as an example of the word "impolite".
(First: Episode 0032)
Story of Ira and Inez
Muppets / Cast Bob reads "The Story of Ira and Inez."
(First: Episode 0034)
3161s
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream.
(First: Episode 0033)
3-Dolphins
SCENE 4 Mr. Hooper introduces the dolphin film by asking kids if they can count in English and in Spanish.
SSSurpriseSong

OscarSURPRISE!

Herrybertsurprise
Muppets / Cast "Surprise!": A band of Anything Muppet hippies sing about the good and bad parts of surprises, and how people respond to them, with various characters demonstrating them in cutaways.
(First: Episode 0173)
Bill Cosby surprise
Celebrity Bill Cosby demonstrates what a surprised face looks like.
(First: Episode 0138)
Paintaround
Cartoon A painter paints all around the screen, eventually painting over himself.
Music: Joe Raposo
(First: Episode 0243)
BobDavid0268
SCENE 5 Bob, David, and a kid teach the meaning of "between." Bob asks if anybody minds if he sits between David and Paul. David doesn't mind and neither does Paul. As Bob goes to sit down, David says that somebody might mind--Paul's rabbit, who is sitting between them.
KermitBDMBetween
Muppets Kermit's Lectures: Kermit demonstrates between by using a ping-pong ball, a doughnut, and a Beatles record sitting on a table, with the donut between the record and the ball. Beautiful Day Monster comes along and proceeds to eat everything. Kermit fears he will also get eaten, but the monster thanks him with a kiss.
(First: Episode 0070)
Balloncolumn
Cartoon A baby rescues a ball from on top of a column.
Artist: John and Faith Hubley
(First: Episode 0184)
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Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 1: Bert tells Ernie to clean up the messy apartment.
(First: Episode 0010)
3161s
Cartoon Speech Balloon: I - ice cream. (repeat)
1041E&Bclean2
Muppets Ernie & Bert — Part 2: Ernie has almost finished cleaning up the apartment. His toybox is still a mess, so he begins to clean it out, throwing its contents all over the room.
(First: Episode 0010)
ThatsMyLetterI
Cartoon A boy and a dog fight over a letter "I." (repeat)
Noimage
SCENE 6 “I” quickies: Bob asks who likes to do what, and Susan, David and Oscar answer with “I do” (or “I don't” in Oscar's case).
0218 Grover I
Muppets Grover scats his way through limbo when he notices a letter I, and then reads it.
(First: Episode 0218)
1261-LowercaseI
Cartoon I for impolite (repeat)
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SCENE 7 More “I” quickies: Bob asks who is the tallest on Sesame Street (Big Bird); Mr. Hooper asks who wants ice cream (all the kids do!).
0006.munchmunch
Cartoon "All right, now that you've eaten everything in sight, would you mind telling me what you plan to have for dessert?"
(First: Episode 0006)
AlphabetOmalley
Muppets An Anything Muppet boy meets Alphabet O'Malley, whose full name consists of twenty-six first names, each one starting with a different letter of the alphabet.
(First: Episode 0135)
Noimage
Cast Bob is dressed for the snow, but is on the beach. Gordon is dressed for the beach, but is out in the snow. The two switch places in the split-screen.
(First: Episode 0206)
Thought.circles
Cartoon I Thought a Thought ... about circles.
Artist: Cliff Roberts
(First: Episode 0247)
Noimage
SCENE 8 Bob plays “Three of These Things” using things with wheels (and a sled).
Erniebertjellybeans
Muppets Ernie & BertErnie has six jellybeans, and Bert has seven. Bert thanks Ernie for giving him the extra jellybean. Ernie says that isn't fair - they should have an equal amount. To make it even, Ernie eats the extra jellybean. That's fair, isn't it?
(First: Episode 0014)
Shot.queenof6
Animation The Queen of Six explores her garden.
(First: Episode 0223)
Jazzyspies6
Cartoon Jazz #6
(First: Episode 0011)
Listen My Brother Togetherness Song
Celebrity Listen My Brother sings "Togetherness Song."
(First: Episode 0228)
Noimage
SCENE 9 When David sees some litter on the street, Big Bird decides to take action and clean it. He fetches some laundry detergent, a feather duster, and a vacuum cleaner, which don't help. He finally settles on a broom and a dustpan, while David has to clean up the mess Big Bird made with the cleaning supplies.
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Muppets Bob and the Anything Muppets sing "The People in Your Neighborhood": Dentist and Bus Driver.
(First: Episode 0106)
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SCENE 10 Susan and the kids set up a game of “Pin the tail on the donkey”.
2men.ideas
Cartoon Once there were two men. Each had his own idea. One man told his thought to the other man, then the other man told his idea to the first man. Now both men knew twice as much.
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SCENE 11 Susan and the kids continue playing as the sponsors are announced. David joins the game, and heads for the camera while blindfolded.


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